EGX ends Monday on mixed note, market cap. gains LE 2.15B


Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 02:29 GMT

EGX - REUTERS - Mohamed Abd El Ghany

EGX - REUTERS - Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO – 10 August 2020: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Monday on mixed note, adding LE 2.15 billion to market capitalization, amid Egyptian purchases.


The benchmark EGX30 declined 0.22 percent, or 24.29 points, to close at 10,938.23 points.


On the other hand, the equally weighted index EGX 50 increased 0.30 percent, or 5.63 points, to end at 1,914.07 points. 


The small and mid-cap index EGX 70 hiked 0.64 percent, or 10.31 points, to close at 1,614.35 points, and the broader index EGX 100 climbed 0.43 percent, or 10.51 points to 2,475.26 points. 



Market capitalization gained LE 2.15 billion, recording LE 604.51 billion, compared to LE 602.36 billion in Sunday’s session.


The trading volume reached 362.58 million shares, traded through 44,806 transactions, with a turnover of LE 1.24 billion. 


Egyptian investors were net buyers at LE 105.26 million, while Arab and foreign investors were net sellers at LE 7.2 million, and LE 98.05 million, respectively. 


Egyptian, and foreign individuals were net sellers at LE 268,701 and LE 69,708, respectively, while Arab individuals were net buyers at LE 11.57 million. 


Egyptian organizations bought at LE 105.53 million, while Arab and foreign sold at LE 18.77 million, and LE 97.98 million, respectively. 


Egyptians For Investment & Urban Development, Raya Holding for Financial Investments, and Abou Kir Fertilizers were top gainers of the session at 9.80 percent, 7.51 percent and 7.10 percent, respectively. 


Meanwhile, Saudi Egyptian Investment & Finance, Gharbia Islamic Housing Development, and Dice Sport & Casual Wear were top losers of the session by 5.49 percent, 5.33 percent, and 4.40 percent, respectively. 


EGX ended Sunday in green as: EGX30 rose 1.34 percent, EGX 50 increased 1.23 percent, EGX 70 hiked 1.01 percent, and EGX 100 jumped 1.15 percent.



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